Squid Designs PREDATOR

The Brainchild of John Dornellas, with input from pro spearfisherman Cameron Kirkconnell. They wanted a paddleboard to go spearfishing big fish.  The result is what we believe is the solution to many pratical needs while on the water. Ability to anchor, board that is quiet in the water,  light, fast, and the abiliy to carry […]

Squids on the podium!

Conratulations Ian McFarland, for a 1st place in the C to C 11 mile race Ian Used the 14′ squid. “I even passed a 4 man canoe, and a dory.” According to Ian, ” this board just surfs the waves effortlessly and keeps momentum for so long.  It is so stable and easy to paddle.” […]

New Boards

Wave 8’10″x29″  – 14 lb New design, 9’10″x30.5″ for bigger people, or someone wanting a stable yet very maneuverable board. This board picks up waves very easily, and has great speed for playing through closeout sections.  

Some technical details

Avoiding delamination and warping of your board As we pull out our band new board and go play in the water, we rarely think just how much stress is at play both outside and inside the board. Nowadays, most boards that will cost over $1000 reach that price because of the type of construction and […]

Racing SUP

Wood Sandwich Construction. $2,200.00 – $3,400.00 Order Here Wood composite sandwich is used as an integral part of the board’s structure, giving the SUP unmatched performance and reflex return that no foam, pvc or urethane can duplicate. Designed by Tinho Dornellas and entirely built in the USA, with American made materials. Tinho’s “squid” concept is […]

Recreational Boards

Wood Sandwich Constuction. $ 1,795.00 – $1,895.oo Order Here Wood composite sandwich is used as an integral part of the board’s structure, giving the SUP unmatched performance and reflex return that no foam, pvc or urethane can duplicate. The sandwich construction gives you a light strong board that does not vibrate and slow down when […]

Wave Boards

The same board in action during Hurricane Irene New design, 9’10″x30.5″ for bigger people, or someone wanting a stable yet very maneuverable board. This boards picks up waves very easily, and has great speed for playing through closeout sections.

Squid Launch

2011 is the year of the Squid! Tinho has been perfecting this original Paddle Board design over the past few years. This site will showcase these hand crafted boards which have been named by their creator, the “Squid”. The unique artwork is all original art by John Dornellas.  His portfolio will be gradually added, this […]